|Hosts:||Rachel Mackenzie, Keith Wiley, Bruce Edson, David Reid|
|Airs:||Tuesday at 12 Noon and Sunday at 9 am|
The EcoCentric is a weekly radio talk show focused on current environmental issues from the West Kootenay region of BC and beyond. The show features interviews with activists, experts, government and industry providing information and a variety of perspectives on environmental topics.The program’s scope includes environmental news, politics and science as well as conservation, climate change, food security, social issues, and more.
The EcoCentric is run by a team of four people who work with the West Kootenay EcoSociety, a non-profit environmental organization based in Nelson, BC.
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Feb 12 2008 - The Last Wild Wolves: Ghosts of the Rainforest
Host, Matt Lowe, interviews Ian McAllister about his new book, "The Last Wild Wolves: Ghosts of the Rainforest". Ian is touring through the Kootenays giving presentations on his 17 years of observation of two packs of wolves along BC's wild north coast. Matt speaks with the creators of the incredibly… (Click here for More)
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Feb 05 2008 - Great Bear Rainforest and Grohman Narrows
Guest Dan Lewis speaks about the Great Bear Rainforest and Ian McAllisters work there with the wolves and bears of this unique wilderness (top of the hour). Suzy Hamilton updates listeners on the latest round of what's happening with Grohman Narrows Provincial Park (half an hour into the show). (Click here for More)
Jan 29 2008 - Take Charge! Energy Privatization and the National Day of Action
Guests: 1:05pm Carleen Pickard, Regional Organizer for the Council of Canadians, which is Canada's largest citizens' organization with members and chapters across the country. Carleen works with communities to protect Canadian independence by promoting progressive policies on fair trade, clean water, safe food, public health care, and other issues of… (Click here for More)
Jan 28 2008 - United Nations Bali Climate Change
West Kootenay EcoSociety climate change campaigner and Ecocentric host, Matt Lowe, explores what happened at the United Nations Bali Climate Change Conference and what Canada is and isn't doing with respect to climate change. Matt talks with David Suzuki Foundation climate change campaigner, Dale Marshall. Matt also speaks with Rob… (Click here for More)